Sam has three sons with two of his former wives - Jordan (born 1980), Jack (born 1982) and Max (born 1998).
Sam does not like any fruit which he has expressed on The Footy Show .
Sam is right handed.
In early 2008 Sam was diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Sam has been sprayed by a super-soaker by Brendan Fevola.
Sam publicly humiliated his teenage son in the 1997 Grand Final special for his son being a fan of the Adelaide Crows (Newman played for Geelong).
Sam played 17 seasons for Geelong.
Sam has had part of his kidney removed.
Sam bought a gray Lamborghini Murciélago in 2005. The number plate is KGB 000.
In 2004 it was reported that Sam had plastic surgery. It's mostly noticeable in his face.
In 1997 Sam had his leg run over by the women who was carrying his youngest son, Max. She said her reason was because he had not bothered to see his son until 3 weeks after he was born.
Sam has been kicked out of Perth's Burswood casino.
Sam has had a female fan break a window in his house while trying to break into his Brighton home.
Sam has undergone a 'nappy change' by Brendan Fevola and Shane Crawford, because Sam made a comment that Shane was not a good father. He ended up being covered in baby powder and his underwear soaking wet.
Sam started a 'fake' campaign to "bring Friday night footy back home" (back to channel 9 from Channel 7) he believed that Channel 7's coverage of AFL games is "shocking." Sam had badges and banners to aid him in his campaign but failed miserably in 'raising' money.
Sam antagonized guest panel member Jason Dunstall for refusing to come in a retro outfit in a "Back to the 80's" show.
Sam has thrown a pie at David Schwarz in the face and then being violently pushed afterwards by him.
Sam has been punched in the stomach by Shane Crawford and has had his trousers pulled down by Shane to show his gentiles live to air.
Sam has drunk a full bottle of Jim Beam over the length of the show.
Sam has sprayed a fire extinguisher at Shane Crawford for interrupting Sam's mailbag.
Sam played 300 games for Geelong and kicked 110 goals.
Sam is 189cm tall and weighs 94kg.
Sam has been married three times and has also been romantically linked to a number of women such as Imogen Bailey, Pamela Anderson and a make-up artist from Channel nine.
Sam has three children.
Sam went to Geelong Grammar School, Victoria.
Sam has represented Victoria 8 times for football.
Included in Geelong's Team of the Century.
In 2002, he was inducted into the AFL Hall Of Fame.